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Posts Tagged ‘Sandy’

Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Strategy

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Strategy

US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Introduction Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey and New York on October 29, 2012. The results were tragic and devastating. The office towers of Lower Manhattan were left powerless and dark. Miles of rail lines were twisted and torn apart. Beach towns from New Jersey to Rhode […]

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Professor Malcolm Bowman, SUNY Stony Brook University Storm Surge Research Group

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Malcolm Bowman is Professor of Physical Oceanography and a Distinguished Service Professor at the Marine Sciences Research Center (MSRC), State University of New York at Stony Brook. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. (honors) degrees in physics and mathematics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and his Ph.D. in Engineering Physics at the University […]

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River Edge, NJ: Post-Hurricane Sandy NJT Railroad at New Bridge Landing

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

– bebo2good1 on YouTube. New Jersey Transit RailroadMTA Metro-North Commuter Railroad’s West of Hudson ServicePascack Valley Line PVL | Spring Valley, NY to/from Hoboken, NJ -Electric-Motive Diesel (EMD) GP40PH-2 (#4147)-Alstom Comet V

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Long Beach, NY: Post Hurricane Sandy LIRR Restores Electric Train Service

Monday, November 26th, 2012

LIRR restores weekend electric train service on Long Beach branch Sunday, November 25; weekday electric – LIRR2010 on YouTube

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NYC Transit Crews Take Charge Before, During and After Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) cameras captured the preparation before the storm hit, the immediate aftermath, and the quick recovery after Hurricane Sandy left the NYC transit system battered and flooded.

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Breezy Point, Queens – NYC Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Not for broadcast- After traveling back down to Broad Channel & Rockaway Beach to document the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, I attempting to make my way to one of the worst hit areas of the Rockaway’s, the town of Breezy Point. Upon getting there I was floored when I saw first hand, just how much […]

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Floodplain Management: State and Local Programs

Friday, November 9th, 2012

The extent to which flood‐prone areas are occupied by human activity is directly proportional to the amount of damage that can occur when flooding takes place. Flooding is a universal happening and every state and territory in the United States has been impacted by this natural, reoccurring event. Consequently the federal government, state governments, and local governments have a long history of undertaking activities that are designed to reduce the impacts of flooding.

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Newburgh, NY: Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts, Stewart Air National Guard Base

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy relief efforts Nov. 3, 2012 at Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y. Video by Tech. Sgt. Michael O’Halloran | 105th Airlift Wing NY Air National Guard | Date: 11.03.2012. Members from the 105th Airlift Wing off-load passengers and cargo in support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts Nov. 1, 2012 at Stewart Air […]

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Transportation-related Hurricane Sandy Photos, Parts 2 & 3

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Transportation Issues Daily Here is part two of our series of photos of Hurricane Sandy’s impact on transportation facilities and travelers. Grand Central Station was nearly empty on Tuesday. Image – Hiroko Masuike, NYT. People peeked into the closed Bowling Green subway station after Hurricane Sandy hit New York. Image – Justin Lane, European Pressphoto […]

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New York City: Clean, Dry Subway Tunnel After Hurricane Sandy Flooding

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

MTA Video Release: Hurricane Sandy – Canarsie Tube Signal and Track Recovery Operations

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